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Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 4 Km Al Norte De San Isidro De El General. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020

Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake  - 4 Km Al Norte De San Isidro De El General. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020
13 Sep 15:24 UTC: First to report: RSN after 3 hours.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 13 de septiembre del 2020 6:15 am
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.415°N / 83.711°W (Costa Rica)
Nearest volcano: Irazu (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) NW of San Isidro (pop: 34,900)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Daniel Flores (pop: 10,000)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Mercedes (pop: 5,500)
71 km (44 mi) SE of San José (pop: 335,000)
98 km (61 mi) SW of Limón (pop: 63,100)
178 km (111 mi) NW of David (pop: 82,000)
Primary data source: RSN
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Sep 12:15 UTCM 3.3 / 11 km4 Km Al Norte De San Isidro De El General. (Costa Rica)RSN
Sun, 13 Sep 12:15 UTCM 3.3 / 11 km Costa RicaEMSC

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Bario Quebradas in San Isidro De El General (1.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : It did not wake my husband. Both of us still in bed.
La Bonita de Rivas San Isirdo de General / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like and sounded like bomb went off! Made the whole house shudder and windows shake. Lasted only seconds but it was loud!
Quebradas, San Isidro de el General / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : Loud, sudden jolt. Windows rattled, slight rumble afterward.
Rivas, 9 Km East of San Isidro De El General / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Didn't make ripples on the coffee in my cup. Low bass rumbling.

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Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 4 Km Al Norte De San Isidro De El General. (Costa Rica) on Sunday, 13 September 2020

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